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>>> and now to the democratic national convention. first lady michelle obama told the nation a perm story of family and -- personal story and one of her husband's dedication. it was the dnc's opening night and mark matthews has the story now from the convention arena in charlotte, north carolina. >> in her speech tonight, michelle obama had the opportunity to define the president in her own terms. >> he was still the guy who picked me up for our dates in a car that was so rusted out i could actually see the pavement going by in a hole in the passenger side door. >> she said before the decision about running for the white house she was worried it would change them. >> i had seen firsthand that being president doesn't change who you are. no, it reveals who you are. >> michelle obama said her husband refused to listen to those who told them to leave health carrie form to somebody else. >> he did it because he believes that here in america our grandparents should be able to afford their medicine. our kids should be able to see a doctor when they are sick. he believes that women are more than
michelle obama finished speaking less than an hour ago and gave a heart felt speech explaining why america needs to port her husband she believes here's the highlight. >> i know from experience that if i trawl want to leave a better world for my daughters and for all of our sons and daughters, if we want to give all of our childrenal foundation for their dreams and opportunities worthy of their promise. if we want to give them that accepts of limitless possibility, their belief that here in america there is always something better out there, if you are willing to work for it, then we must work like never before. and we must once again come together l. [applause] and stand together. [applause] for the man we can trust to keep moving this great country forward. my husband, our president, barack obama. [applause] thank you. god bless you. god bless america. l. [applause]. >> first lady bringing them to their neat charlotte, north carolina. white house sent out this image of president and sasha and malia watching michelle obama give her speech tonight. now the other big speaker this eve
guidelines supported by michelle obama. guidelines are designed to fight obesity but students in kansas are rebelling fighting back with music video. what is going on? jim avila has the story. >> reporter: it's a lunchroom revolt. >> students and teachers at this high school creating a viral video protesting the new calorie cutting menus in their calf tear yeah. they say they are not getting enough to eat. ♪ >> their complaints, new school lunch guidelines rolled out, limited calories to fight the obesity epidemic among the youth. they restricted elementary schoolers to 650 calories, 750 middle schoolers and 850 for high school students. now, half of each plate must be filled with vegetables and fruit plus milk or a fruit smoothie on every tray. on some schools the amount of food thrown out is shocking. this month we visited a school in suburban chicago where high schoolers analyzed the weight. 46 boxes of pears. all that were served were thrown away. >> there is a 50% increase in lunchroom trash. >> they say the new menus are working in some schools and the rules are long overdue. >>
last night i want a man who had the good sense to marry michelle obama. [ applause ]hat brought the hn in charlotte. mr. clinton took on a more serious tone after that. care venice traverse is in charlotte, north carolina. >> reporter: after a rock star welcome former president bill clinton made his case for president obama. >> i want to nominate a man who is cool on the outside. [ applause ] >> but who burns is for america on the inside. >> reporter: while republicans say that the president has failed to fix the economy clinton said it is not that simple. >> he inherited a deeply damaged economy. he put a floor under the crash. he began the long hard road to recovery and laid the foundation for a modern more well balanced economy that will produce millions of good new jobs. >> reporter: it is the message aimed squarely at the middle of the road voters disappointed in president obama but still haven't committed to mitt romney. president obama and clinton had a rocky his tore arery and famously clashed during the primary race in 2008. ththe obama campaign knows the big impact that clint
. president obama and first lady michelle paid visits to arlington national cemetery and the pentagon. >>> in the south bay, a multi multi-phase picnic took place in front of the government center. >> the gathering started with several people including a four-year-old muslim girl saying prayers promoting peace and sharing their thoughts 11 years after 9/11. >> slowly people are getting more and more educated and they are starting to understand that most of the americans born here are not a threat to the united states. >> they are 1.2 billion in the world. and 99.9% are peaceful. >> also on display the quilt symbolizing the library. >> the bay area 9/11 ceremonies included this one for the passengers and crew killed aboard san francisco-bound flight 93. firefighters in san francisco and san jose pause to remember the first responders. many of them firefighters killed at the world trade center. >>> the san francisco ethics commission formally approved the findings that he committed official misconduct. it was unclear when they suspended -- when the sheriff will find out if he can keep h
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